U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

The United States Capitol Visitor Center is a large underground addition to the complex which serves as a gathering point for up to 4,000 tourists and an expansion space for the US Congress.

Landmarks in the Area

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The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. Photo: Ottojula, Public domain.

Work of art
The Statue of Freedom, also known as Armed Freedom or simply Freedom, is a bronze statue designed…

Government office
The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the being the upper house. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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Capitol Hill, in addition to being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the along wide avenues. is situated 600 feet west of U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

"NoMa" is a moniker for the area North of Massachusetts Avenue located north and east of Union Station in , . is situated 1 mile north of U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

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